AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX

General info

Comparing Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.

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Value for money (0-100)
1.62
 
4.15
Market segment
Desktop processor
 
Desktop processor
Series
AMD Ryzen Threadripper
 
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Architecture codename
Matisse
 
Matisse
Launch date
25 November 2019 (1 year ago)
 
14 July 2020 (less than a year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,399
 
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Price now
$6078
 
$2749

Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores
24
 
32
Threads
48
 
64
Base clock speed
3.8 GHz
 
3.5 GHz
Boost clock speed
4.5 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
Bus support
8 × 16 GT/s
 
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L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
128 MB
 
128 MB
Chip lithography
7 nm, 12 nm
 
7 nm
Die size
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74 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
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95 °C
Transistor count
19,200 million
 
3,800 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked multiplier
+
 
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Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
1
Socket
TR4
 
TR4
Thermal design power (TDP)
280 Watt
 
280 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX are enumerated here.

AMD-V
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX.

Supported memory types
DDR4 Eight-channel
 
DDR4-3200
Max memory channels
4
 
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Maximum memory bandwidth
102.403 GB/s
 
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ECC memory support
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Ryzen Threadripper 3960X 62.60
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 72.35 +15.6%

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario.

Ryzen Threadripper 3960X 54890
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 63442 +15.6%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X

Higher boost clock speed (4500 vs 4200 MHz)

Higher base clock speed (3800 vs 3500 MHz)

x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)

ECCMemory

Advantages of AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX

15.6% better performance in benchmarks

Somewhat newer (14 July 2020 vs 25 November 2019)

Cheaper ($2749 vs $6078)

AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

So, Ryzen Threadripper 3960X or Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX.

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